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Wednesday 22 February 2017
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Tips & Advice

no haggle pricing

The High Cost Of No-Haggle Pricing

I can’t help but chuckle to myself when someone tells me he or she bought a vehicle from a place that doesn’t negotiate prices and had...

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Turbochargers: Everything You Need To Know

I hear from a lot of listeners who are afraid of turbochargers.  I think it probably goes back 30 years or so when turbos were not nearly...

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Dieselgate: What To Do If You Are Involved

On the Car Pro Radio Show and also in our free weekly newsletter, we have covered extensively the VW diesel scandal, and now are watching...

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What You Need to Know about Stop-Start Systems

We had a caller to the radio show last weekend wanting to know if he could purchase a car these days without start/stop technology.  He...

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Stars of the 2017 Detroit Auto Show

We broadcast the Car Pro Show from Cobo Center in Detroit this last weekend, home to the North American International Auto Show, otherwise...

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The 411 on Dealership Documentary Fees

We had a radio show caller last week who owned two homes and was trying to figure out the best place of the two to register a new...

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The Bright Side Of The Inevitable Auto Slowdown

As someone once said, “records are meant to be broken”.  While that is true, the auto industry set a new record in 2015, and eked out...

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Auto Manufacturer-Sponsored Bait & Switch

For many years, I have warned listeners about bait & switch car dealership ads.  When I still owned car dealerships, I used to look at...

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Car Buying Tips for the Last Week of the Year

It is the last week of the year and as I’ve told you many times, the best time of the year to get a new set of wheels.  The only problem...

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Top SUV, Truck and Sedan Test Drives of the Year

For a lot of years, I chose my Top Five vehicles I drove during the year.  It was a daunting task to whittle the list down to five, and I...